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Departments: Energy

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much energy was used by her Department in each year since 2000, broken down into figures for (a) gas, (b) electricity and (c) vehicle fuel consumption; and what the cost was in each year in each case. (125817)

The Department’s consumption and cost of energy for each year since 2000 broken down into figures for gas and electricity are shown in the following tables.

Gas: Total expenditure and consumption

Cost (£)

Usage (kWh)

1999-2000

57,184

6,411,000

2000-01

78,807

6,180,000

2001-02

67,097

4,237,000

2002-03

86,367

5,268,000

2003-04

78,989

5,208,000

2004-05

115,470

5,604,000

2005-06

157,684

4,636,000

Electricity: Total expenditure and consumption

Cost (£)

Usage (kWh)

1999-2000

682,983

14,081,000

2000-01

613,563

13,802,000

2001-02

632,791

13,417,000

2002-03

602,320

13,780,000

2003-04

631,337

13,913,000

2004-05

754,096

14,220,000

2005-06

911,063

13,454,000

The Department does not have a vehicle fleet and does not record details of vehicle fuel consumption.

The Government car service provides vehicles for Ministers but the Department has no record of fuel used for these vehicles.